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Jul 19, 2010 4:30am EDT
lowest level in months. materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. demand.thin mont. materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. demansin months. materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. demann months. materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. deman months. materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. deman materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. deman materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. deman. materials and metal makers were hardest hit over fears of weakening u.s. demand. elsewhere overseas, some good news for u.s. private equity firms carlyle group and tpg. the two won a bidding war for healthscope in a deal worth $1.7 million. >>> a government watchdog is criticizing the treasury department for urging general motors and chrysler to drastically downsize their dealerships during the recession without weighing the consequences. the report says the treasury's decisions m
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Jul 26, 2010 6:30pm EDT
by the whistleblower website wikileaks.org. they have more. some of the documents ripped the cover off the u.s.-led war effort in afghanistan. they tell a story that some veterans of the region know full well. more civilian deaths than are ever reported, unexplained american deaths, questionable battlefield tactics and a mission just not going that well. this comes just as the u.s., of course, is gearing up this new push in the conflict. we have two reports to start off with tonight. first, our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this massive leak provides incredible detail and insight into the war in afghanistan. day by day, battle by battle it's a tough look at the worst of the war. the staggering mountain of documents, nearly 92,000, covers a six-year stretch of the war ending last december when the u.s. war effort was failing and the taliban was on the rise. the secret documents were released by the whistleblower website wikileaks and its founder. >> the real story of this material is that it's war. it's one damn thing after another. it is t
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Jul 26, 2010 7:00am EDT
, and they paint a devastating picture of the war in afghanistan. >>> this, as u.s. forces launch a manhunt for two american sailors who vanished three days ago. >>> top kill. bp's embattled ceo tony hayward reportedly set to be shown the door as the company's board meets today. will a change at the helm help bp's reputation with america? >>> and painful mix-up. police confuse a young survivor of an accident with another girl who died. this morning we'll hear from the father who spent a week at the bedside of a girl who turned out to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, to be someone else's daughter. the tragic story today, monday, july 26, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. those documents on the website called wikileaks could be the largest unauthorized disclosure in u.s. history. they are painting a blaeak picture. >> 92,000 documents. they span six years. the u.s. is saying the leak jeopardizes those serving in the region. who leaked the reports and why? what d
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Jul 25, 2010 6:30pm EDT
one more job will be lost to the oil spill and u.s. government officials say it is the position of ceo of bp. a post held by tony hayward since 2007 until apparently very soon. since the oil started gushing back in april, bp has tried to weather its own storm surrounding is it. and ceo tony hayward as the public face of the company has only made waves. he stated that the size of the spill is tiny compared to the size of the gulf of mexico. while the crisis roiled, he attended a yacht race and then these memorable words. >> i'd like my life back. >> well, now it looks like he has it. reportedly, bp's board has been negotiating his departure and he may resign as early as tomorrow. one day before the board is set to announce a huge second quarter loss. bp is saying mr. hayward remains the chief executive officer and has the full confidence of our board and senior management. calling the reports just rumors and speculation. on the front lines today, boats that had to leave ahead of the storm are back. to continue preparing to kill the well and skim the oil. the view from above to the coast
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Jul 12, 2010 4:30am EDT
to al qaeda. secretary of state hillary clinton says the u.s. is working with uganda to bring those responsible to justice. the deadliest bomb ripped through a crowded rugby club while the other explosion was at a restaurant. >>> this morning's "washington post" reports that it was a telephone call from the hed haired russian spy beauty that triggered the arrest of her and nine others last month. according to u.s. officials, an made chapman called her father, himself a veteran of the kgb, after she had a troubling meeting with an undercover fbi informant. in the phone call monitored by the u.s., chapman expressed worry that her cover was blown. after that, federal officials intervened to have the group arrested. meanwhile, attorney general eric holder confirmed yesterday that the russian spy network never once managed to pass on classified information despite working in the u.s. for more than a decade. >>> and now here's a look at some other stories making news early today in america. officials in las vegas are working to determine what caused an energy substation to explode and the
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Jul 8, 2010 6:30pm EDT
of the u.s. but there they were, those russian spies discovered living in america, having blended into american society. tonight they are en route out of here and they are part of a spy swap, ten of them being exchanged for people in russia accused of spying for the u.s. we start off tonight with our justice correspondent pete williams in our washington newsroom. pete, good evening. >> reporter: brian, there's never been anything quite like this. from arrest to guilty plea to expulsion from the country in just 11 days. it's the legal system driven to hyper speed by a u.s. desire to improve relations with russia. assembled quickly in a federal courthouse in new york city, all ten admitted that while they pretended to be just the folks next door, they were actually sent here to be secret agents for russia. one by one, they spoke their true russian names, then pleaded guilty to being unregistered foreign agents. the judge accepted their pleas and sentenced them to time serves -- less than two weeks, freeing the government to send them to russia in a cold war-style prisoner exchanged,
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Jul 9, 2010 5:00am EDT
people convicted of spying for the u.s. eric holder said this was an extraordinary case and the agreement we reached today provides a successful resolution for the united states and its interest. >> diplomatic relations with russia remained on a positive track. >> this is proof of better relations with russia. >> we did not want to see this disrupt relations which have made progress. >> the quick resolution to is case comes as the u.s. senate takes up a new nuclear arms control agreement. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> we have seen a number of pictures, children with these alleged spies. what happens to the children? >> officials say it will be up to the parents, the parents' decision about what will happen to these children, as long as it complies with u.s. law. it is not clear whether these children will go to moscow. >> thank you. nba superstar lebron james makes his long-awaited decision. he will be wearing a miami heat jersey this fall. he played his first seven seasons with the cleveland cavaliers. he now joins chris bosh and dwyane wade, both who announced they were signing with t
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Jul 20, 2010 5:30am EDT
minister is looking to get his country out. the u.s. wants commitments of bp will pay up. >> i think that is what the prime minister said as well. >> lawmakers are demanding to know what role bp played in the freeing of the lockerbie bombing of. >> it could be a corrupt deal between bp and libya. >> he was convicted of being the biggest mass murder in history. >> resetting a special friendship between two nations as two leaders get to know each other. the prime minister said he will meet with senators who have tough questions for bp. >> the new center will be expected to be sworn in today. he fills the vacancy left by robert byrd. it's not clear whether carte goodwin will fill the rest of byrd's term. >> it was a small step for man and it happened 41 years ago today. more than a billion people watched and listened to the apollo 11 astronauts neil armstrong stepped onto the moon. michael collins remained in the command module. that brings us to our water cooler question of the day. as we observe the 41st anniversary of the moon landing, what do you think america's future role in space
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Jul 14, 2010 6:30pm EDT
that things would probably get worse for u.s. troops this summer before they got better has sadly proven graphically true. it's been an awful 24 hours for american forces in the war zone. eight more americans killed in attacks including one especially daring raid by the taliban in the critically important city of kandahar. that's where we are joined tonight by jim maceda at kandahar air base. good evening. >> reporter: brian, today was a terrible taste of what is expected to be a bloody summer in afghanistan as u.s. and coalition forces increase the tempo of operations trying to push the pal ban out of their -- taliban out of the heart land. eight more troops were killed and we saw the array of the taliban arsenal. they used car bombers, roadside bombs and went toe to toe with american forces in a gun battle. in kandahar city and overnight in a compound that housed u.s. troops and the most elite afghan police. this was an attack on the heart of the surge, but, brian, that surge has barely begun. about a third of u.s. forces haven't arrived yet. that's some 10,000 troops, but the numbers
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Jul 30, 2010 5:00pm EDT
-- baltimore is home to a new group of u.s. citizens. whom better to welcome them that our own proud american rob roblin. >> people from all over the world saw it today as a day they would never forget. >> i am happy. i am happy. >> it was an emotional day for hurt and the other immigrants who became u.s. citizens today. a family and friends gathered at the war memorial building for the swearing in of our new citizens. >> i hereby declare -- >> the new citizens came from over 40 countries from all over the world. stephanie roblin splake welcomed the new citizens. >> continued to celebrate the culture and customs of your homeland. these are beautiful traditions that will become the fabric of what we call america. >> for those that became citizens, it was a dream come true. >> i start to live in a free country, to do what ever i like to do in this great land. >> it may be possible for me to achieve the goals of this beautiful country. i am a citizen of the united states of america. >> i have been waiting for a long time. i have all of these wonderful freedoms. what was a day that the new citize
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Jul 13, 2010 4:30am EDT
off today's talks with u.s.-lead united nations command about the deadly sinking of a south korean ship. an hour before the meeting north korea asked for a delay for, quote, administrative reasons. south korea, the u.s., and other nations accuse north korea of torpedoing the ship killing 46 sailors. pyongyang denies the charge. >>> film director roman polanski is a free man after switzerland rejected a u.s. request for an extradition in a three-decade-old child sex case. soon after polanski left his swiss chalet where he had been under house arrest since december. swiss authorities say u.s. authorities didn't provide confidential plans about polanski's sentence. polanski still remains wanted in the united states. >>> several u.s. senators are questioning whether there's a connection between the release of the lockerbie bomber and bp's oil deals with libya. the law maimers spoke out after reports that commercial interests were behind the freeing of the man. last month bp said it would begin drilling off libya's coast. he was sentenced to prison in 1988 after the pan am crash that ki
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Jul 15, 2010 4:30am EDT
. >>> an iranial nuclear scientist who defected to the u.s. and then changed his mind has been given a hero's welcome back in iran. he claimed he was abducted in 2009 while on a pilgrimage. u.s. officials say that's not true and suggested he return to iran out of fear for his family. "the washington post" reports since he left he may not be able to access the $5 million that the cia paid him for intelligence on iran's nuclear program. while he claims he knew little about iran's program, u.s. described his cooperation as significant. >>> former vice president dick cheney is recovering after undergoing heart surgery at a virginia hospital last week. in a statement, cheney, who has suffered five heart attacks since he was 37 said doctors implanted a small pump in his chest that will help him resume an active life. the battery powered device is designed to support a fail i heart to pump through the body and relieve pressure. the pump was the 69-year-old's only option since he couldn't wait for a transplant due to his heart's rapidly diminishing health. >>> and now here's a look at some other st
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Jul 20, 2010 4:30am EDT
to step aside. several vitamin at groups have asked the u.s. district judge martin feldman to are with draw due to a number of investments he's made in oil and gas companies but he's refused. he said, quote, the motion for discall fi indication is without merit. >>> bp's issue is on top at the white house today. amid-american backlash against the british oil giant, the two are going to address whether they had influence of the lockerbie bomber from a scottish prison. before leaving for the u.s. cameron called the decision, quote, utterly wrong. u.s. lawmakers want to know whether there's a link between the freeing of a bomber, a libyan, and a bp oil deal with libya. >>> senate democrats are expected to push through a long delay bill, skpenlding unemployment benefits for 2 1/2 million americans today. the legislation had been stalled for weeks with democrats short a crucial 60th vote. but all that changes today with the swearing in of carte goodwin, the new democratic senator. his decision puts democrats in position to overcome a republican filibuster and bring the bill to a
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Jul 1, 2010 6:30pm EDT
>>> on the broadcast tonight, the slowdown. news tonight about the u.s. economy, jobs, housing, stocks and what many hoped would be a rebound. >>> the spies who lived quiet lives in america were working for russians. tonight, a stunning admission. >>> the strug unt the gulf. stormy weather slows the cleanup but doesn't stop people making a difference for friends and neighbors. >>> and the secret. how do some people make it to 100? how do some people make it to 100? "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> announcer: from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is nbc "nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. i'm anne curry in for brian williams. new signs tonight the economy is slowing down. from a jump in unemployment benefits to a record low number of home sales to slowdowns in manufacturing, construction and auto sales, it's all pointing to an economy that looks less healthy than it did a few weeks ago. the dow closed down another 41 points now at 9,732. the dow has been down six trading days in a row now. all this is lea
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Jul 31, 2010 5:00am EDT
voters they support stronger immigration policy. >> meanwhile, baltimore is now home to a new group of u.s. citizens. rob roblin was there as they took the oath to become proud americans. >> for 72 people from all over the world, this is a day they will never forget. >> i'm happy! >> it was an emotional day for the immigrants who became u.s. citizens today. family and friends gathered at the war memorial building for the swearing in of our new citizens. snl the 72 people that became new citizens today came from over 40 countries from all over the country. stephanie rawlings-blake welcomed the new citizens. >> the passion we call america. >> for those that became citizens today, it was a dream come tru. >> i start to live in a free country. to do quha i like to do in this great -- to do what i like to do in this great law. >> it may be possible for me to achieve this beautiful country today. i am glad i am a zens of the united states of america. >> it was a day our new citizens will never forget. for many, it was a very emotional day. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> cape cod beaches closed
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Jul 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
up in the next few days. >> a resident sex offender was on the loose after u.s. mistakenly set free in baltimore county. -- after he was mistakenly set free in baltimore county. there was a mistake made with his transfer paperwork. he was released. he is being held downow and his case will move ahead with prosecution. >> 29-year-old devaughn anderson was taken into custody over the weekend after a search and seizure warrant was executed and a home in east baltimore. police recovered numerous laptop computers, printers, varies gaming systems and a need your help to find other victims who have had such items stolen. >> we are in the early stages of this investigation. these investigations are time consuming and fairly tedious. we will be working at this one for a while. >> the suspect is now charged with burglary. the fuad information, you are urged to call 410-396-3423. >> tonight, we have learned that the city is about to turn up the heat on one of baltimore's waterfront communities. there has been a long-running dispute over the waterfront, no promenade. grex the city argues that e
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Jul 19, 2010 12:00pm EDT
of the lockerbie bomber. he says that both the u.s. and british governments need to take a closer look at bp's actions over the past several years. for people with heart pain, the problem became a whole lot easier and less risky. and if your credit rating is less than perfect, don't be discouraged. but first, the defense takes center stage and the trial of former illinois gov. rod blagojevich. >> i crash landing nearly caused the plane and s c b to collide in arizona. the plane clipped the top of the suv near the runway as it was trying to land. the plan was experiencing mechanical issues, causing an emergency landing in phoenix yesterday. the driver of the suv was not injured. former illinois gov. rod blagojevich is expected to take the stand this week in his corruption trial. attorneys plan to call their star witness as they make their case today. he claims he did nothing wrong in connection with the plot to sell a senate seat formerly occupied by barack obama. >> charismatic as he might be, there is a lot of damning evidence with respect to the tapes. >> roblin voinovich has pleaded not g
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Jul 4, 2010 2:30am EDT
or here in the u.s. where we're not seeing much of a job creation. >> we need to have diversification. you need treasury bonds. people hated treasury bonds at the beginning of this year. they're up 6%, 7%, the market is down 8%. you need a little bit of commodities, maybe in the form of gold. we're not super bullish on gold, it's run up so fast. we are nervous bulls about gold. you need to have managed futures. you need real diversification, maria. you need industry diversification and emerging markets have done poorly this year. they're down each more than the u.s. stock market. the u.s. is down 8% and the emerging markets are down 8%, 9%, 10%, 11% with china down 27% now, but you need to basically do that and take this time to upgrade the quality of the portfolio. an asset that people love to dump on is cash. it doesn't give you any yield, but you protect yourself and so you want to have three things to be successful in investing right now, diversification, rebalancing and risk management. pay attention to risk. don't get yourself locked up in stuff that you can't get out of if you need
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Jul 8, 2010 7:00am EDT
york today. will the hearing set the stage for the largest exchange of spy suspects between u.s. and russia since the end of the cold war? >>> that's the man who cut my hair. the 4-year-old girl found alive, more than a day after she was snatched from her front yard points the finger at a registered sex offender. >>> in a stunning twist, late last night, he turns a gun on himself as cops close in. >>> and the nominees are -- an early morning in hollywood as the nominations for the 62nd annual prime time emmy awards are handed out. we'll break down who's in and who's out "today," thursday, july 8, 2010. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and meredith vieira live from this is "today" with matt lauer and meredith vieira live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. i'm meredith vieira. >> in for matt lauer i'm ann curry. echoes of the cold war as alleged russian spies are caught living in the united states. >> absolutely. there are reports that the u.s. and russ
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Jul 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
has maryland's ties. >> one of the four men being sent back to the u.s. from russia owns a house in baltimore county. david collins is live with more in cockeysville with this late breaking development. >> his house is secluded behind a patch of woods. you really need to know where to look in order to find it. this is the home he reportedly bought in 2001. he is a former colonel in russia's foreign intelligence agency. he retired in 1997 and moved to the u.s. russian authorities suspected he shared classified information with u.s. intelligence services. he was arrested on his return to russia in 2001. according to a neighbor, his late wife's parents live there and he also had relatives in russia. russian media linked him to exposing former fbi agent robert hansen and another man as spies. both were convicted of spying for russia. >> the wife lived here when we moved in, and she was a wonderful neighbor. >> his family declined to answer the door. they called baltimore county police to ask us to leave. we'll have more on the story coming up tonight at 11. >> now we have an update o
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Jul 9, 2010 6:30pm EDT
bye-bye spies. big exchange between the u.s. and russia since the cold war. >>> end game, bp's latest plan to contain the gusher and why there will be more oil before there is less. >>> plus the ripple effect on hard-working gulf families. >>> making a difference by bringing new hope, eye in the sky. >>> and lebron james feeling the heat after playing the guessing game. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. i'm lester holt in for brian. there was such fan a fair just two weeks ago are back in moscow tonight in a scene straight out of the pages of a novel, the ten who had been living here posing as americans were swamped on an airfield for four russian citizens. two of them arrived in washington just a short time ago. now apparently free men, but nonetheless pawns in an east-west game most of us thought was of a bygone era. we have more on this story. martin, good evening. >> yes, sir, good evening. it was the quickest spy swap experts could remember. quickly ending an embarrassing spy scandal between the united states and r
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Jul 11, 2010 6:00pm EDT
more money for medicaid. it has been a deadly 24 hours in afghanistan. six u.s. troops and at least one dozen civilians were killed. two died in the southern province of kandahar. the other american service members die in the east, one as a result of small arms fire, and another by a roadside bomb, a third in an insurgent attacks, and the last in an accidental explosion. june was the dead this month for troops since the u.s.-led war began in 2001. in maryland army national guard unit has learned they will be deployed on a mission to the middle east next year. the soldiers today learned some combat skills that you might not expect. we are live in the newsroom to explain this one. >> in early 2011 the 175th infantry will head overseas to make sure the israelis and egyptians are still abiding by the camp david accords. it is not exactly front-line combat, but any military mission could turn violent. there may be times a soldier has to use his or her hands instead of a weapon to fight the enemy. today, these soldiers had to russia on their hand-to-hand combat skills. knowing how to take som
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Jul 18, 2010 11:00pm EDT
senator chuck schumer is calling on the u.s. government to investigate the role bp played in the release of the convicted locker bibombing suspect. there is evidence that bp worked for the release of the person in exchange for release of oil fields. he is urging the u.s. and british governments to take a closer look at bp's actions. >> a new study aiming to protect the chesapeake bay is expecteded to be announced tomorrow. the congressman plans to announce a funding for a federal study. the congressman says blue crab and oysters have been studied for years. but microorganism the could lead to a better environment and more prouktive fisheries. democrats denied any trouble in the upcoming elections. joe biden led the way, spreading the meng that democrats are not -- the message that democrats are not losing control. >> we are going to win the house, and we are going to win the senate. >> this is a tough climate, but we are to have campaigners, and we are a tough people. >> republicans have been slamming democrats on the economy, jobs, taxes, and the crisis in the gulf, while democrats say
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Jul 11, 2010 10:00am EDT
a thrilling story out of a spy novel itself. and it seemed like the priority here was u.s./russia relations. the question outstanding is what kind of threat does russia pose with its espionage against the united states? >> let's step back for a second and understand that i think this is a great credit to our law enforcement. we made arrests, law enforcement community made arrests. these individuals have been monitored for quite some time. they tried but they never got classified information and intelligence. and now they've left the country, which again is a big win for our law enforcement community. i set that aside. i think our relationship with russia is no doubt improving if you look at where it was just a few years ago. the economic discussions that were had recently and progress made in reducing nuclear weapons and hopefully we'll get a treaty through senate this summer that will further reduce nuclear weapons means our security is stronger and safer and our relationship is stronger. >> more broadly on foreign policy. i can remember back two years ago as you can july of 2008 the presi
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Jul 4, 2010 6:30pm EDT
become u.s. citizens on a military base that used to be saddam hussein's hunting lodge. >> against all enemies, foreign and dhesic. >> we're in the middle of this marble palace, making a lie of everything he stood for. i find it delicious that that's happening. >> reporter: joe biden is here at a critical time. the u.s. forces drawing down, but becoming more diverse. iraq is much safer, hundreds of soldiers were able to go on a run, but in ramadi, a female suicide bomber attacks. another in mosul. while the vice president and his wife spent time with the troops. >> having worried so much about your son, how does it feel to be here yourself for the first time in iraq? >> well, i'm glad he's actually not here. i think it would more difficult. i just feel for all the families. i know what it's like and how much worry it is. >> part of the problem for most of the military back home is that it's only 1% of the country fighting this war. 99% appreciates what they do, but they don't know. they don't know. this brings awareness to the fact these guys are making one hell of a sacrifice. >> repo
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Jul 5, 2010 5:00am EDT
's no better day to become an american than on the nation's birthday. nearly 4,000 candidates became u.s. sit zens at ceremonies across the country this fourth of july, including one in annapolis. deborah wiener has more. >> they came from different countries, from sierra leone to south korea. 40 of america's newest citizens emerged in a historical location at the william paca house, one of the signers of the declaration of independence. >> the purpose of a nation -- >> the purpose of a nation -- >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations. >> naturalized on the nation's 234th birthday, wearing smiles that say so much. >> it's great. i'm excited. i'm elated. i'm just so happy. >> now they can take root in the country and vote for its leaders. >> i also encourage them to contribute and vote and to make this country theirs, because it is, just like every citizen,. it's their country and they need to make it work for them. >> it's like a dream come true, and it's too long. the day gives great moments to pledging allegiance to the flag, great meaning for relatives to enjoy. >> i came
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Jul 5, 2010 5:30am EDT
, from sierra leone to south korea were sworn in as u.s. citizens in a naturalization ceremony in annapolis yesterday. america's newest citizens received thunderous applause after taking the oath at the william paca house, and joy filled the historic site. >> feeling great. i'm excited. i'm elated. i'm just so happy. >> nearly 4,000 people became new citizens across the country, letting out their american dream under the theme a spirit of i happened pence. >> city police are trying to figure out what led to two deadly overnight shootings within blocks of each other in east baltimore. investigators say 30-year-old jason rogers was found in the 1000 block of north patterson park avenue shortly after 1:00 sunday morning with multiple gunshot wounds. he was rushed to johns hopkins, where he was pronounced dead. and just a few hours earlier, police say a 23-year-old man was shot in the 1600 block of north fourth street. detectives say the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the head. he was also taken to johns hopkins, where he died. no word on a suspect or possible motive in either
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Jul 21, 2010 5:00pm EDT
.com. >> the u.s. navy wants to move its hospital from its baltimore location. it has been a time since 1987. it wants to move it to norfolk, virginia. that move is a huge waste of money and wants the relief ship to stay in canton. >> been a pays a million dollars a year to keep the comfort adopted in baltimore. -- docked here in baltimore. it will cost more in money and convenience to move it to norfolk, virginia. it has been a staple in baltimore for 23 years. most recently, the earthquake in haiti. >> we have pride. we see if we drive down 95. >> the navy has $10 million in their budget legislation to build a new one in norfolk. a spokesperson says the navy is looking at options once the contract ends in 2013. it is too early to say whether the comfort will shift from baltimore. >> they are located in an area that is close to bethesda hospital. the 1200 people that are on the ship are signed with bethesda hospital. >> he passed an amendment to the military budget in the appropriations committee to stop the move. >> my independence says they have to do a cost analysis. when the facts come
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Jul 25, 2010 8:00am EDT
. >>> missing in afghanistan, as the deadly war continues, two u.s. navy personnel go missing, and now there's word that the taliban may have taken one of them hostage. >>> and bear trapped, a bear gets stuck inside a car and manages to shift gears all because of a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. it's not a joke. we'll have the exclusive story, "today" sunday july 25th, 2010. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "today" on a sunday morning. i'm lester holt. >> even i'm jenna wolfe. this bear must be mortified, everyone is taking pictures of it. you have to read the story awe couple of times. >> the reason i said it wasn't a joke it seems like a setup for a joke. he ends up in the car but -- >> car door gets closed, knocks it into neutral, flying down the driveway. >> it gets funnier from there. we'll talk about that later on. >>> we'll talk about heat also, all been suffering, i say all the mid-atlantic, the east, northeast, many parts of the midwest and the suppressive heat. the midwest trying to recover from dangerous flooding, a dam in iow
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Jul 8, 2010 6:00am EDT
be in the works between the united states and russia. kate amara joins us live with the story. >> russian and u.s. officials will not confirm any spy swap. family members and attorneys say this is going to happen. in arraignment for 10 accused russian spies. their cases have been combined. a single indictment against the defendants. this feels an impending spy swap. >> this is a law enforcement matter that is being handled that way and i refer you to the department of justice. >> more evidence of a possible secret agent exchange. a meeting between the russian ambassador and a senior u.s. diplomat. >> did the spy case come up? likely it did. am i going to get into details? nope. i will refer you to the justice department. >> intelligence officials say there might be more foreign spies in this country than we think. >> we have serious counter intelligence issues that would have to deal with. >> only 10 of these suspects are expected in court today. the 11th jumped bail in cyprus. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news. >> can you go into more detail about why moving all the cases to man and is a sign of a pos
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Jul 15, 2010 5:00pm EDT
not be too much the u.s. government can do. >> thank you. the effects of this bill are very far-reaching. one example. animal shelters are filling with abandoned animals whose owners cannot care for them. you can watch our online report and find out how you can help rescue efforts. click on the gulf oil spill under hot topics at the top of the home page. >> lawmakers passed a financial reform plan to crack down on wall street and hopefully prevent another wall street prices. our reporter has the project economy report. >> it was 60-39. financial reform passed on a party-line vote. democrats broke a republican filibuster. >> thank you. thanks to the american people. finally. >> president obama hopes boaters applaud. >> we have over the last two years stockton economic freefall. stabilize the financial center. >> to protect consumers, the bill sets up two new agencies. to regulate banking and crack down on risky investments -- risky investments. after the meltdown of 2007. >> to fix the system so this does not happen again. >> republicans were opposed. >> this is the kind of thing americans are
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Jul 26, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. >> u.s. allies are allegedly helping the taliban. >> made public with classified intelligence and action reports. files on u.s. forces in afghanistan from 2004 through 2009, troops word about an -- worried about the civilian reports and reported deaths. the websites founder claims u.s. involvement is illegal. >> there is evidence of war crimes in this material. >> the isi allegedly helped the taliban. and gionta was still being advised recently -- and jihadist was still being advised recently. u.s. forces doubting they can win. separately, a claim today that a nato rocket killed 52 afghan civilians kamal fragging support for president obama's plan -- 52 afghan civilians, all threatening support for president obama's plan in afghanistan. now officials are looking for whoever leaked or hacked into the secret reports. >> all of that information out of the public way has the potential to do harm. >> secrecy is tough to protect in modern warfare. >> and in modern politics, putting pressure on the obama administration today, senior senator jeff sessions is complaining that senior pa
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Jul 29, 2010 6:30pm EDT
troubles for the ranks of the u.s. army. we begin with our pentagon correspondent jim miklaszewski. good evening. >> reporter: good evening. the army promises to fix its mental health problems and put its soldiers first, but it's got a long way to go. as a specialist in the army jennifer crane was sent off to afghanistan. >> two weeks after we landed there, we were attacked for the first time. >> reporter: the war took a heavy personal toll. at home she got hooked on cocaine and ended up on the streets. >> unfortunately, didn't cope with anything very well. >> reporter: jennifer got the necessary counseling and is back on her feet, but a devastating new report from the army today reveals that after nine years of war, thousands of soldiers never survive their own personal battles. >> we have an army that's been fully engaged for almost nine years now. i don't think that we fully understand the toll that that's taken on the forces. >> reporter: the numbers are staggering. last year, more than 1,700 soldiers attempted suicide. 160 succeeded. the highest number in 30 years. and drug abuse is
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Jul 30, 2010 6:30pm EDT
spent the day in michigan talking about his decision to bail out the u.s. auto industry and pointing to gm as an economic comeback story, we got a new measure of just how the economy is doing overall. the gross domestic product which is the broadest measure of economic growth weakened to 2.4%. >>> in more unsettling news growth numbers from 2007 to 2009 revised downwards which shows the economic meltdown was even worse than previously thought. nbc white house correspondent savannah guthrie joins us with the white house's take with where all this puts us. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, ann. one senior white house official told me today you've got to look at the big picture. 18 months ago the economy was falling off a cliff. today it is growing, but even officials here acknowledge that this recovery is running into some headwinds. [ applause ] >> reporter: the president today in michigan, taking a short spin in chevy's new hybrid electric vehicle. in the heart of car country, mr. obama hopes to highlight a turnaround story, an american auto industry resurrected from th
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Jul 5, 2010 7:00am EDT
. the pair visited a military dining hall and as u.s. forces prepare for withdrawal, mr. biden met with top iraqi officials. >> i really absolutely believe they're going to get a government and it's going to be a sustainable government. >> reporter: the bidens were also on hand when a group of foreign born u.s. troops were sworn in as american citizens. >> i hereby declare -- >> right now i'm a u.s. citizen, and i'm happy to be a u.s. citizen. >> reporter: but near the end of the visit, a scare. >> duck and cover. >> reporter: explosions were heard from somewhere nearby the u.s. embassy. nbc's andrea mitchell was there. >> reporter: iraqi police say five mortar rounds were fired near or at the embassy compound. but the vice president, officials say, was safe and no one was injured. >> reporter: and in afghanistan, a change in command. general david petraeus officially taking charge of allied forces after his predecessor general stanley mcchrystal resigned in the wake of controversy. general petraeus told troops the war is a test of wills with the taliban. >> and we are in this to win. that
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Jul 11, 2010 2:30am EDT
them public. >> how reliant are we, the u.s. economy, in what's going on in india and what's going on in china? there is no such thing anymore as an isolated economy. 30 years ago when i was forecasting the u.s. economy, i didn't avert to what was going on in the rest of the world at all. it wasn't necessary. china is a critical player because it's the most dynamic capitalist economy in the world. i say that with sort of a great irony. >> right. >> and it is very important. >> my thanks to alan greenspan. up next on "the wall street journal report" from aspen around the world to afghanistan. the ongoing conflict and influencing the national conversation. i'll talk to the journalist who i'll talk to the journalist who lived the could switching to geico really save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance? can fÚtbol announcer andrÉs cantor make any sport exciting? ha sido una partida intensa hoy. jadrovski estÁ pensando. estÁ pensando. veamos que va a hacer. moverÁ la reina o moverÁ el caballo? que tensiÓn. viene... viene, viene, viene... gooooooooooooooool! geico. fiftee
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Jul 18, 2010 6:00pm EDT
schumer is calling on the u.s. government to investigate the role bp played. on sunday, chuck schumer said there is evidence bp works for the -- works with the libyan government in exchange for access to oil fields. he appeared at the conference alongside several relatives of the victims of pan am flight 103. he urges the u.s. and british governments to take a closer look at bp's actions. democrats deny they're facing trouble in this ballparks the election. they took their message to the sunday morning talk shows contradicting what the white house press secretary said last week. brian moore has more on the argument. >> while president obama returned from a weekend mini- vacation, his fellow democrats were working the sunday talk shows. the message -- they are not losing control of congress in this fall's elections. >> i think we will shock the heck out everyone. we will win the house. we will not lose either one of the bodies. >> just one week ago, and press secretary robert gibbs acknowledged what the polls are showing. democrats may be in trouble. >> this is a tough climate. we are tough
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Jul 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
these little disturbances moving across the northern part of the u.s.. we are on the southern part of that. isolated storms this weekend -- this evening. southwest winds at 5-10 miles per hour. the same for tomorrow. partly cloudy skies, partly humid, and this firms in the late afternoon and evening. 90-94 for the high tech richard. code orange with unhealthy air quality for sensitive groups. this covers west of the day and on toward philadelphia and new york city. here is the insta-weather futurecast showing the line of grain moving through now. then we dry out overnight. again, the system out west starts to generate more activity in the mountains which should march across the. small afternoon and evening keeping the rain check is alive and that he and humidity, too. rain chances late extending into wednesday. we have a chance for some on- again off-again brain changes. we expect a high of around 90. thursday, the rain chances drop off and it temperatures climb. still humid with 94, 96, 97. there will be some spotty brain chances. look at sunday and monday. temperatures start to drop off
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Jul 21, 2010 4:30am EDT
an overnight sensation. posted on an internet website, it shows shirley sherrod a official with the u.s. department of agriculture and obama administration appointee at a naacp meeting this year to help a white farmer who came for aid. >> i was struggling with the fact that so many black people had lost their farmland and here i was faced with having to help a white person save their land. so i didn't give him the full force of what i could do. >> reporter: sherrod said the incident she was describing occurred more than 20 years ago before she worked for the usda, a story she told as an example of overcoming her own prejudices. >> that's when it was revealed to me it was about poor and versus the people who have. >> and tell them the story how i changed while working with him. i used that to help others to see it's not about race. >> reporter: but the reaction was swift and certain. the usda asked her to resign. sherrod said she was driving when she got the call from an agriculture official in washington. >> she said they want you to pull over to the side of the road and submit your res
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Jul 21, 2010 11:00pm EDT
in baltimore since 1987, but the u.s. comfort could be moving. details on how local politicians are trying to keep it at home. the curtain is coming down on one of the most -- baltimore's most historic spots. >> quieter whether tonight. are storms have stayed to the north so far. details about a major warmup. right now, it is still pretty worn out there. 82 downtown >> officials slapped eight $52,000 fine against the ravenwood nursing and rehabilitation center. it forced residents to be relocated. the fine is assiated with four significant deficiencies said officials say it put a resident in harm's way. investigators also discovered mechanical problems with the air-conditioning dating back to june of 2009. presidents can not return. >> they are not bad debts and they will not be permitted to enter back into the office till the into we are assured that they are in full compliance. >> ravenwood has 10 days to submit a plan of correction. >> naval officers want to move the u.s.s. comfort out of baltimore to norfolk, virginia. >> the u.s.s. comfort brings medical care and supplies to people in
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Jul 22, 2010 6:00pm EDT
stemmed from an investigation by the baltimore county police department and the u.s. secret service, looking into counterfeiting ring that was apparently operating out of the ramada inn hotel here in pikesville. in the early morning hours, detectives moved in to make an arrest. there was a gun battle, and a suspect was dead in the end. baltimore county police and the u.s. secret service get much more than they bargained for after breaking of a major east coast counterfeit currency rink early thursday morning. >> the investigators had a plan where when the suspects came out of their hotel room, that would actually arrest the suspects. >> officers and the secret service were conducting surveillance on three men at the ramada inn, and as planned, they did in fact try to arrest them, but two of the men fled and police say 34-year-old eric stokes pulled out a gun and started firing. the two undercover detectives returned fire, speakilling stokt the scene. >> i heard them cussing, bang, bang, bang. the next thing you know, i heard the cops firing back, and that is when we jumped o the flo
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Jul 26, 2010 4:30am EDT
gray, nbc news. >>> well, the u.s. military says hundreds of american troops are searching for two navy sailors who disappeared in a taliban stronghold in eastern afghanistan friday. yesterday the taliban claimed they killed one and took the other as a prisoner after both were forced from their armored sport utility vehicle. nato officials have not confirmed the reports and so characterize the unidentified men as missing. they're also conflicting reports about whether the body of one of the two has been recovered. nato officials refuse to say what the men were doing in such a dangerous part of the country. >>> the obama administration is condemning yesterday's release of more than 90,000 classified field reports from the war in afghanistan. the sensitive military records made public by an organization called wikileaks span from 2004 to january of this year and contain previously unreported killings of afghan civilians. they also describe u.s. fears that pakistan's intelligence service was aiding the insurgency and meeting directly with the taliban. according to the white house, the disc
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Jul 27, 2010 4:30am EDT
folks in louisiana know how to enjoy themselves. according to the u.s. bureau of labor statistics, louisiana is the laziest state in the u.s. the definition of lazy? time spent doing leisure activities that don't require a lot of physical exertion. >>> and now here's an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow opens at 10,525 after adding 100 points yesterday. the s&p gained 12, and the nasdaq went up 26. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei fell 6 points, but in hong kong the hang seng climbed 133. >>> wall street continued crawling back yesterday, making headway, thanks to home sale ises and fedex. a surprising jump of over 23% in new home sales in june countered some scary recession-like data in recent weeks. pulte up almost 5% led home builders. stocks also got a lift from fedex after the bellwether raised its earnings outlook sending its stock up 4% greeted by investors as a signs of growing economic demand. >>> bank stocks got a late boost after an international oversight body says it will drop many proposals on capital and
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Jul 1, 2010 5:00pm EDT
. at that is not what moves us forward. >> she serves as the director of special projects at the u.s. chamber of commerce. she worked as a prosecutor in montgomery county and has been the maryland secretary of state. he describes his choice of running mate as the first person he trusts that shares his vision. >> she has been a member of my cabinet, a prosecutor, business advocate, she said -- she has great leadership skills. she is somebody i trust. >> some question whether her husband carries too much baggage. he had headed maryland's gop. he is being sued in court, failed to pay for wages. hebe says there are administrative errors. >> she has never held elected office, she lost a primary race in 2000. she lost a bid for a seat in the house of delegates in annapolis. >> it is a nod the montgomery county, were the most voters are, and montgomery county is going to be a sense of this election. >> she knows firsthand what is possible in america. >> sadly, the future is less certain today for many maryland families. our economy is stagnant, families and businesses are disillusioned by high taxes
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Jul 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the u.s. open, the regular pga -- you may have noticed things have changed for the world number one. next for the at&t national, not many of those cars -- not many low scores. dialed in. off the stick? par -- woods was not dialed in, especially with his putter. mr. short putt one after another. poland's shoots 3 over 73. he is -- woods shoots 3 over 73. we would check the forecast coming up right after this. >> nine of those accused russian spies made their first appearance inside a u.s. courtroom today. when out of the name of bob urlich's running mate. those stories and much more tonight at 11:00. tonight at 11:00. >> what another beautiful day. >> this is great stuff, and it is perfect timing. it will heat up a little bit. this is payback for the winter, you know? here you go, nice timing. 50's in the morning, same thing saturday, hot stuff sunday, but not very humid. for the next three days, get outside and enjoy it. >> thank you for joining us. nbc nightly news is coming up next.
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Jul 2, 2010 5:00am EDT
. >> 63 degrees on tv hill. the u.s. house approves a funding bill for the war in afghanistan but cracked the family of the girl held captive for 18 years has reached a settlement with the state. the accus >> good morning. you see some clouds from baltimore southward. the help he at 68. from baltimore northport, we have clear skies. look at the doppler radar. -- from baltimore northward, we have clear skies. it is nice out there and the trend will continue. the rain has been pushed down to the south. all that rain in texas is coming out from what was hurricane alex. it is moving the moisture into the central u.s. now. the high at the airport was 81. we'll talk more about the forecast coming up in just a few minutes. >> thank you. the state of california has been ordered to hand over $20 million to the family of jaycee dugard. she is now 30 years old. she was held captive for 18 years by paroled sex offender. they filed claims back in february saying officials failed to do their jobs. they fail to discover the girl in the backyard. >> this is part of a wide- ranging $93 billion federal spe
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Jul 2, 2010 5:30am EDT
into the central part of the u.s. a piece of the great lakes with those warm temperatures to the south and a burst of warm air moving into the central part of the nation. our temperatures, 83 today. sunny and pleasant with low humidity. st winds.rthwe sun is already up this morning. saturday, sunday, even into monday. this friday, as it moves further ease, the wind will become more self easily. by monday, we start getting more humidity into the period. there is a storm lining out to the west and we may have to deal with that by the end of the week. 81 today. 86 tomorrow. it does start to warm up on the weekend. the humidity is still reasonable. by monday, the humidity jumps up. a real muggy day. 97 behind. 97 on tuesday. by thursday, a slight rain chance. >> thank you. joran van der sloot gets slapped with another charge, a federal indictment. a grand jury has indicted the murder suspect on a wire fraud and extortion suspect. he promised beth holloway he would give the details of his daughters death. he curly faces murder charges in peru. >> now to the allegations of those russian spies living in
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Jul 4, 2010 6:00pm EDT
is concerned, there is a jazz ensemble. the electric brigade from the u.s. naval academy will be performing. mayor stephanie rawlings-blake will kick off the fireworks, which began at 9:30. reporting live from the inner -tvbor, david collins, wbal 11 news. >> it is only going to get hotter over the next couple of days. officials say there have been six heat-related deaths so far this year in maryland. this number could increase following the heat wave. the very young, elderly, and those with chronic health conditions are more susceptible. the secretary of the department of health and mental hygiene says everyone should take precautions. >> it can affect anyone. do not take this lightly. this is just as serious for your health as heavy s-n-o-w. -- heavy snow. people can die from this. it is good to protect yourself. >> please check on friends and family. try to remain indoors. take advantage of local cooling centers. >> right now, how hot is it? look at the current temperature at the airport. it was -- it is three minutes after 6:00, and we are at 96 degrees with humidity down to 22%. that i
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Jul 4, 2010 11:00pm EDT
than on the nation's birthday. today nearly 4000 candidates became u.s. citizens in ceremonies across the country. including one in annapolis. >> they came from two dozen countries. from cameroon to canada, guatemalans that south korea. 40 of america's newest citizens at a historical location. >> congratulations. [applause] >> naturalized on the 244th birthday of america, wearing smiles that said so much. >> i am elated and so happy. >> now they can take root in the country. >> i encourage them to vote, contribute, and make this country there's. just like every citizen. >> it was like a dream come true. it is good to finally be a citizen after so long. >> one nation, under god. >> the day gives great meaning for relatives to enjoy. >> i came to this country in 1977. like my sister, i have become a citizen. >> they joined 3800 new citizens across the country. under the theme of a spirit of independence, living out their american dream this fourth of july. >> today president obama invited an american military family to the white house. >> on this day that is uniquely american, we are re
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